Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service is part of the County Council, the Chief Fire Officers suite of services also incorporates other community safety related services such as Emergency Management, Trading Standards, Coroners and Road Safety.
The Service’s Mission is: “Working together we will provide the highest standard of community safety and emergency response services to the communities of Gloucestershire.”
The Service is administered from a HQ site in Quedgeley which co-locates Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service with Gloucestershire Constabulary. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service have 21 Community Fire Stations with 33 front line fire engines strategically located across Gloucestershire.
For over 160 years, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary independently assessed and reported on the efficiency and effectiveness of police forces and policing, in the public interest.
In summer 2017, HMIC (now HMICFRS) took on inspections of England’s fire & rescue services, assessing and reporting on their efficiency, effectiveness and leadership.